I have attempted to outline some of the more common public safety and security challenges in the preceding chapters; however, these topics represent only a limited glimpse of the potential for data mining and predictive analytics in law enforcement and intelligence analysis. Therefore, the goal of this chapter is to provide an overview of additional work in this area and to whet the reader’s appetite for further study.
The following list, while not complete, highlights several areas in which analysts are actively using these techniques with considerable success.
People tend to move through the world in predictable patterns. Generally when they show up where they should not be, they are either lost ...